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John S.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

Laura P.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks FRENCH, SPANISH
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Laura P.

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Beginners: I will create a project that can be done from start to finish in one class so that you will leave with a handmade item.
Intermediate and Advanced: I can answer questions to your specific projects or teach you varied techniques.

About Laura

I'm a fashion designer with 15 years experience in manufacturing and garment creation, I run my own independent brand from my home office. I love teaching and find that creating your own pieces is very fulfilling, all the women in my family knew how to sew and would always know how to mend somethi

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Sylvie
Great instructor!
Laura is patient and knowledgeable.I realy learned alot with her. As an confident beginner,I took a 2 days class.
She took her time to explain me some techniques such as sewing invisible zipper. Highly recommend Laura classes.

Preston W.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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First lesson - learned a lot
Kyle
Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level.
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Renee H.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grad

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
Andrea
Renee was amazing! She is a great teacher who matches her lesson to her learners style

Eleni G.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Greek
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Eleni G.

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I learned to knit as an 8 year old from my grandmother. I love the way knitting allows me to connect with memories from my past and create one of a kind gifts for the people in my life!

Happy to walk you through anything from the basic stitches to lace knitting, color work, knitting in the round, and following patterns.

About Eleni

I am a versatile horn player with experience as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician. I love working with students and seeing them grow week to week. Regardless of your goals on the horn, studying music is a great way to discover new aspects of yourself, build problem solving skills, and find

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"Very knowledgeable about chess and very patient. Very happy with my lessons so far, instant improvement after the first lesson."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dawn was wonderful! She's an excellent teacher: knowledgeable, a clear and concise communicator, and a lovely person. I learned a lot and had a good time."
Cynthia
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Had my first ever billiards lesson and loved it. George is a very effective instructor - he explains well, he corrects your form, he's patient, and he brings the game to life. Looking forward to continuing with George and getting better at the game."
Gadi
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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"Mya is a very good instructor. She was very patient and gave a lot of good tips. I enjoyed my first lesson. I look forward to my future lessons"
Sharon
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
Gary Marks
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"We've had Dawn teach a variety of classes at the Simsbury Public Library (CT). Our most popular is the arm knitting class we open to Teens & Adults. Everyone gets to take home an infinity scarf and they all leave learning a new skill. Dawn works well with all ages, is patient, and really enthusiastic about teaching what she loves. We can't wait to have Dawn back to teach more classes this Fall!"
Sara
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I think Amy is great. I had a brain injury which makes it hard for me to follow directions, which I mentioned when I first spoke with the TakeLessons person. Amy is very patient with me."
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Took Knitting lessons from Amy W.
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"Atousa has worked with my young son for some time now. I have seen a vast improvement in his chess skills. Equally as important, he has developed a strong ambition to learn and improve. It warms my heart to hear him ask if I want to play a game of chess instead of him asking if he can play video games. Cannot recommend Atousa enough. She is wonderful."
Eric
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"I am Declan's Grandmother and I have to say this was an incredible lesson. Declan said it was awesome and I concur. We will definitely be in touch for more learning."
Declan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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Rachel
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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